Technology Innovations in Urban Planning and Transit (IADB-RG-T3266)

Regions
  • Latin America and Caribbean
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Oct 10, 2018
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Borrower
Regional
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Sectors
  • Communications
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.45 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.45 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 10, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank, the purpose of this Technical Cooperation (TC) is to enable the use of digital platforms in the design and implementation of urban development and mobility projects in Latin American and Caribbean cities. Specifically, this TC seeks to support the following activities: (i) carry out dynamic modeling of the impact of new mass transit systems on central districts in LAC cities, in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab, starting with a first pilot in Quito, Ecuador; (ii) implement new digital tools to measure the efficiency of public transit systems; and (iii) increase inclusion and local knowledge through the development and transfer of open mapping tools for urban transit.

Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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